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Miri's best hostel

Lot 846, 1st floor, Jalan Sida, Miri T: (085) 434 204

Dillenia Guesthouse

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There is quite literally nothing to dislike about Dillenia Guesthouse and it is perhaps Miri’s best hostel.

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It has a central location and the owner has made a huge effort to make the place feel homely. Yes, it’s the slightly more expensive backpacker option in Miri, but this is more than justified considering the owner, Mrs Lee’s, helpfulness. Nothing is ever too much to ask and her friendly demeanour brightens up many a weary traveller’s day. The dorms are basic, with bunk beds and the odd bedside table. The private rooms are smallish but again, tastefully decorated and comfy to boot. Breakfast is included -- basically toast and fruit -- although they do have a range of good quality teas. The communal area is dotted with pictures of the dillenia flower and hanging on the walls are beautiful quilts, handmade by Mrs Lee. It’s a well set up space with a separate washing up area; its small size makes it easy to meet other people. There is a telly with a selection of DVDs or be more sociable and pull out one of the board games tucked in the corner. WiFi is free, as is use of the two computers, and there are a few guidebooks on the shelf for those needing to plan ahead. Bathroom and shower area are clean and there are separate cubicles/toilet booths for men and women, which means ladies don’t have to get annoyed when fellas forget to lift the lid. Already a favourite with backpackers, booking is recommended in months June through September.

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Walk-in rates at Dillenia Guesthouse

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Dorm fan cooled
50 ringgit
50 ringgit
Sgl fan share bathroom
50 ringgit
50 ringgit
Dbl fan share bathroom
90 ringgit
90 ringgit
Family room
110 ringgit
110 ringgit
Sleeps four
Room: Dorm fan cooled, low season: 50 ringgit, high season 50 ringgit. Notes:
Room: Sgl fan share bathroom, low season: 50 ringgit, high season 50 ringgit. Notes:
Room: Dbl fan share bathroom, low season: 90 ringgit, high season 90 ringgit. Notes:
Room: Family room, low season: 110 ringgit, high season 110 ringgit. Notes: Sleeps four

Where is Dillenia Guesthouse

Dillenia Guesthouse
Lot 846, 1st floor, Jalan Sida, Miri
T: (085) 434 204
Room rates: Under 60 ringgit

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